Joseph had done much good for Egypt. Seeing that God was with Joseph, Pharaoh had respect for Joseph. Seeing how Joseph was a blessing to Egypt, Pharaoh did not hesitate to allow all of Joseph’s family to come and settle in the land of Egypt. However, the Pharaoh who knew Joseph died. As the memory of Joseph faded, the treatment of the descendants of Jacob suffered cruelly under the hand of a new Pharaoh. They were oppressed.